The Resource Letter, 6 Jun. 1898, Cooktown, to Commissioner of Police, Brisbane

Letter, 6 Jun. 1898, Cooktown, to Commissioner of Police, Brisbane

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Letter, 6 Jun. 1898, Cooktown, to Commissioner of Police, Brisbane
Title
Letter, 6 Jun. 1898, Cooktown, to Commissioner of Police, Brisbane
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Subject
Summary
Boggy Creek Reserve - native food supplies, population, health; Springvale - employment; Kings Plains - employment, list of Aboriginal geographical names, tribes in area (Yoongkoo-ara of Butchers Hill, Jouwool-Jou-wool-ara of Normandy River), languages (Koko-yalanji, Kokoboin-ji), no trace of Cocoboothan tribe at Cooktown or Lalamman tribe further north; Ko-kowa-ra spoken by Deighton natives and Ko-ko-min-ni by Wool-boorjoor-boor natives; Butchers Hill - sign language, social organization, body mutilation, short list of words; Bloomfield and Cape Bedford Missions - suggests improvements, changes in government grants, employment in beche-de-mer trade, mixed marriages, need for more reserves, details of medical treatment & medical centres for natives; possibly copy of report in QSA.COL.142
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Letter, 6 Jun. 1898, Cooktown, to Commissioner of Police, Brisbane
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Publication
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Typescript; Not held
Control code
M0057444
Extent
8 p.
System control number
0081774
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Letter, 6 Jun. 1898, Cooktown, to Commissioner of Police, Brisbane
Publication
Note
Typescript; Not held
Control code
M0057444
Extent
8 p.
System control number
0081774

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